Roseanne at The Laugh Factory – Review by The Spit Take's Josh Bell

“People ask me, ‘What has a has-been of your magnitude been up to lately?’” Roseanne Barr joked about halfway through her set at the Tropicana’s Laugh Factory on January 17, the fourth night of her new Las Vegas residency. That kind of jovial self-deprecation, a pretty far cry from her legendary she-devil reputation, infused the entire performance, which was so refreshingly casual and low-key that it began with Barr strolling onstage as she checked her smartphone, asking the audience to wait a moment. (That did lead to a joke about how she had a new app allowing her to ignore all of humanity, but it may also have involved her catching up on last-minute email.)

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